Usually, if you want to see the big five in Africa you plan for a couple of days of driving.
You’ll see lots of elephants, then some buffaloes, with a bit of luck a rhino or two but the predators, lion and leopard, are very scarce. Not surprisingly if you consider that they typically sleep for twenty hours a day and if you do manage to spot them, they might be very far or you will have some flora in the way.
We were extremely lucky to see all 5 in our first day.
Here is one of the more elusive ones.